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Holland Junior Welfare League Presents BitterSweet April 18, 2009 Holland Arts Council 730 PM . YOU HAVE ARRIVED .PLEASE SAMPLE THE BEERS AND DESSERTS .EACH GUEST RECEIVES 3 COMPLIMENTARY BEVERAGES .RAFFLE TICKETS AVAILABLE - 4 FOR $20.00 800 PM . WELCOME 815 PM . BIDDINGTHE BIDDING BEGIN! LET CONTINUES UNTIL 9:00PM 900 PM . LIVE AUCTION .ANNOUNCEMENT OF CHANCE AUCTION & RAFFLE WINNERS WILL FOLLOW .WE INVITE YOU TO CONTINUE MINGLING AND SAMPLING WHILE ENJOYING THE JAZZ BAND .CHECK OUT WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY AFTER THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS 1015 PM . LAST CALL WELCOME Thank you for joining us this evening as we share this wonderful event together and embrace this opportunity to raise funds and awareness for the children in need in our community. THANK YOU! WE OFFER OUR GRATITUDE TO ALL INVOLVED IN MAKING THIS EVENT POSSIBLE - EVENT SPONSORS - New Holland Brewing Company Pereddies Piper Restaurant Till Midnight Via Maria Trattoria MyKakes Rutherford & Associates Tom & Sally Haveman DeNooyer Chevrolet Modern Beverage SpinDance, Inc. Terry’s Precast Products, Inc. - BITTERSWEET COMMITTEE CHAIRS - Event Chairpersons . Sarah Hondorp & Ann Rutherford Procurement . Tricia Cranmer Bid Book . Renee Sprick 12-bid Auction . Suzanne Rutherford Set-up & Clean-up . Kerri deVries Invitations . Amylyn Robbins Do you Shop or Search Online? Start your shopping and searching at www.goodshop.com (shop) www.goodsearch.com (search) Select HJWL as the charity that you support. With every purchase or search you process Holland Junior Welfare League will receive a small contribution. It’s a great way to contribute to HJWL while doing the searches and shopping that you already do. Thank you for helping us in this way! _________12-BID AUCTION RULES _________ The 12-bid auction is all about chance! From 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm take time to walk around the room and look at the wonderful items being offered. But watch your time - bidding will begin at 8:15 pm sharp and popular items may fill up quickly. Each item has a bid sheet with 12 lines. Each line is a bid. You are buying a bid every time you document your name on a line - whether you win or not. You may purchase an initial 2 bid lines on one item and then must get in the back of the line to purchase additional lines. The winner is determined by drawing a number. If the number drawn matches the number on your bid line - you’re a winner - Congratulations! You may pick up your item at the conclu- sion of the event. _________THE RAFFLE PACKAGES__________ RAFFLE TICKETS: 4/$20 Purchase from an HJWL ticket master with cash or your bid number 1 LET’S GO DOWNTOWN CHICAGO - Enjoy a 2-night stay in Chicago’s downtown Marriot hotel. Underwritten by Rutherford & Associates. 2 WORK HARD, PLAY HARD - The HJWL Wheelbarrow of Spirits is brought back by popular demand. Lugging this wheelbarrow home may be hard work - but we don’t think you’ll be complaining! Estimated value is over $750. Wheelbarrow donated by Graafschaap Hardware. Spirits donated by members of HJWL. _________THE LIVE AUCTIONS__________ 1 CHICAGO, CHICAGO - Play hooky and get away to the windy city. Enjoy the unique Chicago shopping & entertainment experience any 2 weekday nights (Monday-Thursday) compliments of Ann & Suzanne Rutherford. 2 GET COOKING - Let the professionals at Grand Haven’s own Artisan Cook- ing School whip up an entertaining & educational evening for you and 5 guests. A gourmet 5-star themed dinner will be prepared & described in detail by the Artisan chefs. Underwritten by Artisan Cooking School and Rutherford & Associates. 3 HERE FISHY FISHY - A 6-hour charter fishing trip for 4 aboard “ProFishient” in Sauguatuck - donated by Greg Mariuz. Lunch from Mr. Pita Platters is provided on your trip compliments of Ed Mariuz. _______12-BID AUCTION ITEMS_______ 1 FREE RIDE $50 PER BID Plan a night on the town for 18 of your closest friends! Enjoy 4 hours of luxury transportation in this black H2 Hummer. Do- nated by Lily’s Limo (gratuity not included). 2 SHOW US THOSE PEARLY WHITES $40 PER BID Take a first step in feeling good and looking great with brighter, whiter teeth in 3 visits with Dr. Philip C. Wisniewski, DDS, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF FAGD, PC at the Center for Compressive Dental Excellence. HOLLAND JUNIOR WELFARE LEAGUE! 3 GAME ON $30 PER BID Premier gaming for you & your family with this Xbox 360 in- cluding 2 popular games: LEGO Indiana Jones and Kung Fu Panda. Underwritten by Rutherford & Associates. 4 THE BITTERSWEET SPECIAL $30 PER BID Enjoy dinner out with a “BitterSweet” ending... HJWL’s sig- nature event package is a tribute to our sponsor restaurants. Enjoy gift certificates from each and a gift basket including New Holland beers and delicious gourmet chocolate. Underwritten by a HJWL member. 5 GREEK GODDESS $30 PER BID Not Greek? No problem! You will be transformed into an honorary goddess for the day with your 1 hour relaxation massage, European facial, signature spa manicure and hot stone pedicure. Underwritten by Baths of Caracalla European Spa & Salon and Rutherford & Associates. 6 SPRING HAS SPRUNG $25 PER BID Now that the snow has melted... it’s time for some yard work. If you don’t win that wheelbarrow of spirits (or even if you do!) you may want a little help working on that curb appeal. Bosch’s Landscaping is here to help with a $250 gift certificate towards the service of your choice. 7 COLOR YOUR WORLD $25 PER BID Get to know yourself - who knew that chartreuse was “your” color? Your own personal color analysis will simplify future shopping experiences. Now you will KNOW if that color is good on you. One less thing to worry about. Underwritten by Rutherford & Associates. Includes a custom lipstick package compliments of Personal Palette. 8 A TOUCH TOO MUCH $20 PER BID If you remember this AC/DC song from the 80’s then you will surely need it loaded on to your new iPod Touch. Your iPod Touch includes 8 GB of song or video storage space which translates to 1,750 songs or 10 hours of video. Underwritten by Rutherford & Associates. 9 A HUNTING WE WILL GO $20 PER BID An 8 bird guided hunting package including lunch. Underwrit- VISIT US ONLINE ten by Remington Forest sporting club in Fennville. www.hjwl.org 10 FUF! $20 PER BID HJWL auctions are famous for the Fuf! This large 4 foot denim model is great for any decor. Donated by Comfort Research. 40 AT YOUR SERVICE $10 PER BID 11 FENN VALLEY FINERY $20 PER BID Enjoy a spa experience with your $75 GC to Engedi Salon for Fennville is on the map! Enjoy a selection of 12 750 ml bot- the service of your choice - donated by Engedi and Rutherford tles of fine Fenn Valley wine including a “Connoisseur Cork- & Associates. Includes $30 in Paul Mitchell products from screw” set. It’s not far from home - be sure to visit often Innovations. for sampling & restocking. Underwritten by Rutherford & Associates. 41 ON THE EDGE $10 PER BID Squeeze a little more ice time out of this season with your 12 RAISE A RACQUET! $20 PER BID ice skating lessons at The Edge Ice Arena (certificate is good Try your (back)hand at 10 (8 if non-member) sessions of for last 2 sessions only - Tuesday evenings: 5/19-6/25 & 7/7- Cardio Tennis at MVP - it’s so much fun you’ll forget it’s a 8/13) including 12 passes to the rink. Fit dinner into your now workout - if that’s really possible. Pamper your muscles (the hurried Tuesday evenings with 2 Big Cheese pizzas & a $20 ones you now know you have) with 1 hour in-home mas- Pizza Hut GC. sages for 2. Sign me up! Donated by MVP Athletic Club and Carrie Weimer. 13 FINE WINE $20 PER BID These top-rated Michigan wines are worth the wait. Impress at your holiday gathering, celebrate a special occasion, or enjoy fireside. Accessorized with a charming rabbit corkscrew. Do- nated by a HJWL member. Wines include: Sauvignon Blanc, Reserve 2007 - Braganini Traminette, Reserve 2007 - Braganini Merlot, Reserve 2004 - Braganini Cabernet Franc, Reserve 2005 - Braganini Pinot Grigio, 2007 - Bowers Harbor Vineyards Cabernet Franc, 2005 - Peninsula Cellars Late Harvest Riesling, 2007 - Chateau Grand Traverse White Wine, 2006 Ship of Fools - Chateau Grand Traverse Arcturos Riesling, 2007 - Black Star Farm 14 FINE TUNE YOUR RUNNING PROGRAM $20 PER BID No excuses now! You’ve got all of the essentials to com- plete your next running goal: professional training program, shoes, shirt & socks donated by Running Circles - and don’t forget the most important part - your tunes stored on a new 8G MP3 player compliments of Best Buy. 15 BACK TO HEALTH $20 PER BID Get yourself aligned with two chiropractic sessions ($300 value) and a 1 hour massage. Does a body good. Donated by Back to Health Chiropractic. 16 RELAX FOR THE HEALTH OF IT $20 PER BID Your mission is to get healthy. Start by relieving your stress with two 1-hour massages compliments of Marianna Maver at Nurture Therapeutic Massage & Yoga. Then avoid the crowds and enjoy an evening “in” with your $30 Blockbuster GC. Continue to make yourself whole with Eiro superfruit juice and energy drinks donated by a HJWL member. Mission accomplished. 17 SWEET TOOTH $15 PER BID Indulge in a pound of candy each month this year from your favorite local candy shop - The Peanut Store. Underwritten by a HJWL member. Start off that year right with a 2 lb box of chocolates compliments of The Peanut Store. 18 FUF TOO $15 PER BID Another Fuf chair - this one is medium sized - just right for mama bear. A unique piece in seafoam green. Donated by Comfort Research. 19 PARTY OF SIX $15 PER BID 29 GET SOAKED $15 PER BID You are invited to a party for 6 at The Lost City (2 games of Keep your ride sparkling clean inside & out with 4 ‘Ultimate laser tag, 2 rounds of mini golf & 2 pitchers of pop). Celebrate Wash’ gift certificates to Soakers. Includes detailing package right by including a Cold Stone Creamery cake ($20 GC). from Elhart Collision. Donated by The Lost City and Rutherford & Associates. 30 SMILE IN STYLE $15 PER BID 20 ‘NOTHER PAR-TAY $15 PER BID You will have a winning smile for your session with Steven F. Nope - you are not seeing double - you are invited to another Fox photography ($100 GC) when you are dressed in style by party! Passes for 6 to The Lost City (2 games of laser tag, 2 jb and me ($50 GC underwritten by a HJWL member). rounds of mini golf & 2 pitchers of pop). Wind down back at home with your Blockbuster movies ($30 GC). Donated by 31 KNIT ONE, PEARL TWO $15 PER BID The Lost City and Rutherford & Associates. The art of knitting is at your fingertips with this $100 gift certificate to Holland’s friendly yarn shop: Lizzie Ann’s Wool 21 PAINT A POT $15 PER BID Company. Donated by Lizzie Ann’s Wool Co. Complimentary Discover hidden artistic talents with this Paint-A-Pot party for accessories underwritten by Rutherford & Associates. 8 including lunch at Russ’ ($50 gift certificate). Top it off with a custom cake from Cakes by Carol. 32 ZOO SNOOZE $15 PER BID The ultimate experience for a kid (or a kid at heart) - spend 22 TEE TIMES 2 $15 PER BID a night with the animals at Binder Park Zoo! Your “Zoo Prepare for golf season with a 1 hour session on Holland’s pre- Snooze” package includes an overnight adventure for 4. Un- mier golf simulator at Century Lanes - up to 4 people can play. derwritten by HJWL member. Then take it outside for 18 holes & cart for 2 on Crestview Golf Course. Sorry - no guarantees to lower your handicap. 33 HOT & SPICY $10 PER BID All the makings of a Mexican fiesta: El Rancho ($20), Qdoba 23 3 REASONS TO CELEBRATE $15 PER BID ($20), Margarita’s ($20), Baja Grill ($15). Donated by a HJWL A bottle of white, a bottle of red, and dinner ($100 GC) at member. Belevedere Inn - an intimate dinner setting. Donated by Bele- vedere Inn and Rutherford & Associates. 34 CHEESEY DOES IT $10 PER BID You may not want to tell anyone when you win this one! 24 3 MORE REASONS TO CELEBRATE $15 PER BID Enjoy a 6” cheesecake each month for a year from Creations A bottle of white, a bottle of red, and dinner ($100 GC) at by Marcia. Underwritten by Rutherford & Associates. City Vu - a contemporary dinner setting. Donated by HJWL members. 35 PRIMA BALLERINA $10 PER BID One semester’s dance tuition at Grand Haven’s Spotlight 25 TAKE CARE OF YOU $15 PER BID Dance paired with a delicate handmade tu tu and bag from A 30 minute massage, spa facial, manicure, & pedicure would Petunia’s. It’s the seed for a little girls dream. certainly round out the day. Take care of you - or make it a great gift for the mom in your life! Mothers Day is May 10. 36 GET YOUR (FAT)HEAD IN THE GAME $10 PER BID Compliments of Jena Leigh’s. If you are a BIG Piston’s fan then you will love this REALLY BIG Rip Hamilton Fathead. Rearrange the furniture - you’ll 26 ROLL OUT THE BARREL $15 PER BID need to make room for this life-sized replica of the Piston’s with this 125 count barrel humidor and cigars. This humidor MVP point guard. Donated by Fathead, LLC. comes complete with a removable cedar tray, exterior digital hygrometer, humidifier, and beveled glass lid. Accompanied 37 COME CLEAN $10 PER BID by 3 bundles of 5-1/2x42 Thompson Black Label cigars. Underwritten by Rutherford & Associates. Spring cleaning - done! There is nothing better then coming home after it’s been professionally cleaned (6 hour session). Enjoy your time away and welcome home! Donated by Your 27 DOUBLE THE FUN $15 PER BID Complete Cleaning Service with Kim Briggs. A night at the Holland Doubletree hotel including dinner for 2 at the West Coast Grille. Two prizes for Two people at the 38 DID YOU SAY 15 KIDS? $10 PER BID Doubletree. Twice as nice. You heard it right - a pre-planned 2-hour party for 15 kids at MVP Athletic Club. Wow. You ARE the best parents ever! 28 HEAVEN ON EARTH $15 PER BID Kilwin’s. $100. Heaven. A basket filled with handmade good- 39 MASSAGE & MORE $10 PER BID ies will get you started on your chocolate adventure. Be sure to get the dark stuff - it’s good for you. Underwritten by Ru- Enjoy your $75 GC for a hot stone massage at Panopoulos therford & Associates. Salon and splurge on a few extras with an additional $30 in discount cards. Underwritten by Rutherford & Associates.
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